Grands Crus



Mai Pokhari Red Summer

Black tea from Ilam, Nepal - 2020 Nepal Second Flush
This black tea features intense, fruity, cocoa, honeyed and licorice notes.
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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 185°F - 85°C

  • Time of the day All day long


This Grand Cru is harvested in the valley of Ilam. It comes from a small nature reserved called Mai Pokhari, which is considered sacred in the Hindu and Buddhist faiths. The tea garden took its name from the reserve. This black tea is from a second flush. It is produced by Mr Man Kumar Mukhiya.
A velvety Nepalese summer tea, which reveals a fine acidity. It features intense, fruity, cocoa, honeyed and licorice notes.

The Choice of Francois-Xavier Delmas

Tea sommelier Expert and Founder of Palais des Thés

Another incredible tea from Nepal. Another fantastic plantation. Nepal is truly the Grand Cru amateur's delight


  • Origin:
  • Ilam, Nepal
  • Colour:
  • Black tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 85°C.

Grands Crus: savour the exceptional

Rare and ephemeral, teas identified as Grands Crus by Palais des Thés are the result of alchemy between a tea plant variety, its terroir and the talent of an artisan grower. Meticulously plucked, processed and sourced in the most respected tea gardens, our Grands Crus unveil unique flavours that reflect the refinement of their origins.

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